Posts Tagged: Germany

Convicted Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk, 91, dies in German nursing home

BERLIN – John Demjanjuk died Saturday in Germany, ending nearly 35 years of legal battles with officials in three countries who claimed he was a Nazi death camp guard. The man who became a symbol of the Holocaust’s collaborators to

Convicted Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk, 91, dies in German nursing home

BERLIN – John Demjanjuk died Saturday in Germany, ending nearly 35 years of legal battles with officials in three countries who claimed he was a Nazi death camp guard. The man who became a symbol of the Holocaust’s collaborators to

Mother dead, father lynched by the Klan, blues guitarist Louisiana Red, 79, found love and a home in Europe

HANOVER, Germany –  Louisiana Red died this afternoon (Feb. 25, 2012) at a hospital in Germany after a few days in a coma brought on by thyroid imbalance. He was 79. Louisiana Red was a powerful downhome blues artist who could channel

Mother dead, father lynched by the Klan, blues guitarist Louisiana Red, 79, found love and a home in Europe

HANOVER, Germany –  Louisiana Red died this afternoon (Feb. 25, 2012) at a hospital in Germany after a few days in a coma brought on by thyroid imbalance. He was 79. Louisiana Red was a powerful downhome blues artist who could channel

Rabbi and scholar W. Gunther Plaut, 99, wrote Torah commentary that helped define Reform Judaism

TORONTO – Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut, a refugee from Nazi Germany who became a rabbi in the United States before serving at a major Toronto congregation for four decades and authoring a Torah commentary that has become a standard text

Rabbi and scholar W. Gunther Plaut, 99, wrote Torah commentary that helped define Reform Judaism

TORONTO – Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut, a refugee from Nazi Germany who became a rabbi in the United States before serving at a major Toronto congregation for four decades and authoring a Torah commentary that has become a standard text

First person: Patrick Bashford, Vogue model, learned flamenco guitar from Gypsies in caves

LONDON – My friend Patrick Bashford, who has died aged 82, was professor of classical guitar at the Royal College of Music and a former Vogue model. During his modelling days, his extraordinary good looks, droll wit and gregarious charm

First person: Patrick Bashford, Vogue model, learned flamenco guitar from Gypsies in caves

LONDON – My friend Patrick Bashford, who has died aged 82, was professor of classical guitar at the Royal College of Music and a former Vogue model. During his modelling days, his extraordinary good looks, droll wit and gregarious charm

Marty Springstead, 74, was the youngest umpire crew chief in World Series histor

NEW YORK — Marty Springstead, who at the age of 36 in 1973 became the youngest umpire crew chief in World Series history, has died. He was 74. Major League Baseball said Wednesday that Springstead was found dead at his

Marty Springstead, 74, was the youngest umpire crew chief in World Series histor

NEW YORK — Marty Springstead, who at the age of 36 in 1973 became the youngest umpire crew chief in World Series history, has died. He was 74. Major League Baseball said Wednesday that Springstead was found dead at his